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Vintage 1950s Dress - Fabulously LUSH Wine Red Velvet Gloria Swanson in Paris w Wicked Points + Rhinestones Size M

Regular price $148.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $148.00 USD
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•Highlights: I LOVE being able to drill down to an exact year, and Fall 1954 brings us this beauty (see ad!)...shoulder pads; four vampire-fang shaped points (neckline + hip pockets); string belt loops (our belt is just a prop); sheath skirt; this thing is luscious to the touch and visually KILLS

•Colors: wine red

•Fabric(s): velvet...feels like silk but is actually a very nice rayon!

•Lined: partly

•Closures: side metal zipper

•Designer/Labels: Gloria Swanson in Paris...the society pages of the day are filled with the exploits of this designer and her inspirational travels to France to sketch the latest fashions!

Any accessories or belts shown in photos are prop pieces and not included unless mentioned.


About a modern size M; please allow room for movement and ease

Bust to about 38"

Waist about 28"/taut 29" unbelted

Hips to about 42"

Length, shoulder to waist about 16 3/8"

Shoulder to hem about 45" and has 1" hem

Cap sleeves, no shoulder seams


Very good vintage shape. Cleaned. 70+ years old.

To note: natural minor seating of the velvet under the arms that shouldn't be seen during wear. Overall minor touches of wear and age as is almost always found in these old velvets. (Tiny signs of wear only...there are some reflections in the photos on the skirt caused by the sheen of the velvet, but those are not seated areas or damage.)

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